1952 June 26
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
New York (N.Y.) - Arguing that "the election of Negroes" to public offices is "essential for the welfare and peace" of the nation and establishing four "fundamental principles" by which African American posts may be secured at the municipal, state, and national levels. See mums312-b138-050 for later version.